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Release It! by Michael T. Nygard

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Antipattern9.9 Integration Point Latency

Every communication with another system entails a certain amount of latency. A remote call takes at least 1,000 times as long as a local call. Whether that remote call is via DCOM, CORBA, web services, or a binary socket protocol, the caller will sit around doing nothing while waiting for a response. The caller must be processing some transaction, or it wouldn’t be calling. Therefore, you know the caller takes at least as long to respond as the remote system.

Integration point latency can be a serious performance problem. The problem becomes acute when the integration point uses some flavor of remote object protocol. ...

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